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Best time to visit Jacksonville, FL, USA

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The best time to visit Jacksonville is September-October

Are you looking for the best time to visit Jacksonville? Well, you’re in the right place! Although Jacksonville is a great destination to visit almost all year round, September-October is the best time to go due to its perfect climate conditions. Around this time of year, flights and accommodation can also be cheaper as it is outside of key peak holiday seasons if you book well enough in advance.

The warmest month of the year in Jacksonville is July, where the average temperature gets to around 33℃ (91℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 35℃ (95℉) on the hottest days in summer. In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 9℃ (48℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Jacksonville in July, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. The wet season in Jacksonville falls around August, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in January instead.

Continue reading to find out more about when to visit Jacksonville, including the climate, seasonal info, what to pack, FAQs, and the best tools to help you plan and book your next vacation.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

July

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Jacksonville seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Jacksonville as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Jacksonville is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Jacksonville

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Jacksonville for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Jacksonville climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Jacksonville for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Jacksonville in January

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Jacksonville in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Jacksonville in February

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 10 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Jacksonville in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Jacksonville in March

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Jacksonville in March, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Jacksonville in April

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Jacksonville in April, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Jacksonville in May

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Jacksonville in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Jacksonville in June

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 62mm (2") over 18 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Jacksonville in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Jacksonville in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 74mm (3") over 21 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Jacksonville in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Jacksonville in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 84mm (3") over 23 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Jacksonville in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Jacksonville in September

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (2") over 18 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Jacksonville in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Jacksonville in October

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 50mm (2") over 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Jacksonville in October, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Jacksonville in November

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 9 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Jacksonville in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Jacksonville in December

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 48mm (2") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Jacksonville in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Jacksonville is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 33℃ (91℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Jacksonville is generally around January. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in January first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Jacksonville is generally around August, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of August too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Jacksonville, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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